senate Bill S2608B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts legislation to implement a constitutional amendment authorizing the placement of public utility line and bike paths in the forest preserve and establishing a health and safety land account

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2017 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1863
Jun 16, 2017 print number 2608b
Jun 16, 2017 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Apr 28, 2017 print number 2608a
Apr 28, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 13, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

S2608 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-0309, En Con L; amd §97-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S8027

S2608 - Summary

Enacts legislation to implement a constitutional amendment authorizing the placement of public utility line and bike paths in the forest preserve and establishing a health and safety land account.

S2608 - Sponsor Memo

S2608 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2608

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the state finance
  law, in relation to the regional land banks for projects on state land
  in the forest preserve

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The  environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 9-0309 to read as follows:
S 9-0309. USE OF CERTAIN STATE LANDS IN  FOREST  PRESERVE  COUNTIES  FOR
            PUBLIC  UTILITIES  AND  REGIONAL  LAND BANKS FOR PROJECTS ON
            STATE LANDS.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A.  "ENVIRONMENTAL   INFRASTRUCTURE"   MEANS   FIRE   HYDRANTS,   FIRE
SUPPRESSION LINES AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT STRUCTURES.
  B.  "HIGHWAY"  MEANS  A  TOWN HIGHWAY, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH FIVE OF
SECTION THREE OF THE HIGHWAY LAW, IN EXISTENCE  ON  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  FIFTEEN  AND  WHICH  IS  LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY INVENTORY
MAINTAINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, OR A STATE  HIGHWAY,  AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISIONS ONE, TWO AND THREE OF SECTION THREE OF THE HIGH-
WAY  LAW,  OR  A  COUNTY ROAD, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION
THREE OF THE HIGHWAY LAW.
  C. "PROJECT SPONSOR" MEANS A TOWN, A COUNTY, A PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANY,
A PUBLIC WATER SUPPLIER OR, FOR PURPOSES OF A BICYCLE PATH, THE  DEPART-
MENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
  D.  "PUBLIC  UTILITY COMPANY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SUCH TERM
IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW, AND FOR PURPOSES OF
PUBLIC UTILITY LINE PROJECTS, AS DEFINED IN SUBPARAGRAPH FOUR  OF  PARA-
GRAPH  E  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION, SHALL INCLUDE A PUBLIC WATER SUPPLIER, A
TOWN OR A COUNTY.
  E. "PUBLIC UTILITY LINE" MEANS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00768-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S2608A - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-0309, En Con L; amd §97-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S8027

S2608A - Summary

Enacts legislation to implement a constitutional amendment authorizing the placement of public utility line and bike paths in the forest preserve and establishing a health and safety land account.

S2608A - Sponsor Memo

S2608A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2608--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the state finance
  law, in relation to the health and safety land account for projects on
  state land in the forest preserve

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The  environmental conservation law is amended by adding  a
new section 9-0309 to read as follows:
S 9-0309. USE  OF  CERTAIN  STATE  LANDS IN FOREST PRESERVE COUNTIES FOR
            PUBLIC UTILITIES AND HEALTH AND  SAFETY  LAND  ACCOUNTS  FOR
            PROJECTS ON STATE LANDS.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A.   "ENVIRONMENTAL   INFRASTRUCTURE"   MEANS   FIRE   HYDRANTS,  FIRE
SUPPRESSION LINES AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT STRUCTURES.
  B. "HIGHWAY" MEANS A TOWN HIGHWAY, AS DEFINED  IN  PARAGRAPH  FIVE  OF
SECTION  THREE  OF  THE  HIGHWAY LAW, IN EXISTENCE ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND FIFTEEN, WHICH IS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY  INVENTORY  MAIN-
TAINED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  TRANSPORTATION, AND ANNUALLY PLOWED AND
REGULARLY MAINTAINED, OR A STATE HIGHWAY,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISIONS
ONE,  TWO  AND  THREE  OF  SECTION THREE OF THE HIGHWAY LAW, OR A COUNTY
ROAD, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION  THREE  OF  THE  HIGHWAY
LAW.
  C. "PROJECT SPONSOR" MEANS:
  (1)  FOR PURPOSES OF PROJECTS WITHIN THE WIDTH OF A HIGHWAY, A CITY, A
VILLAGE, A TOWN, A COUNTY, A PUBLIC  UTILITY  COMPANY,  A  PUBLIC  WATER
SUPPLIER OR, FOR PURPOSES OF A BICYCLE PATH, THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPOR-
TATION; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00768-02-7

Co-Sponsors

S2608B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-0309, En Con L; amd §97-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S8027

S2608B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts legislation to implement a constitutional amendment authorizing the placement of public utility line and bike paths in the forest preserve and establishing a health and safety land account.

S2608B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2608B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2608--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LITTLE, AMEDORE, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the state finance
  law, in relation to the health and safety land account for projects on
  state land in the forest preserve

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The  environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 9-0309 to read as follows:
S 9-0309. USE OF CERTAIN STATE LANDS IN  FOREST  PRESERVE  COUNTIES  FOR
            PUBLIC  UTILITIES  AND  HEALTH  AND SAFETY LAND ACCOUNTS FOR
            PROJECTS ON STATE LANDS.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  A. "HIGHWAY" MEANS A TOWN HIGHWAY, AS DEFINED  IN  PARAGRAPH  FIVE  OF
SECTION  THREE  OF  THE  HIGHWAY LAW, IN EXISTENCE ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND FIFTEEN, WHICH IS LISTED ON THE LOCAL HIGHWAY  INVENTORY  MAIN-
TAINED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  TRANSPORTATION, AND ANNUALLY PLOWED AND
REGULARLY MAINTAINED, OR A STATE HIGHWAY,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISIONS
ONE,  TWO  AND  THREE  OF  SECTION THREE OF THE HIGHWAY LAW, OR A COUNTY
ROAD, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION  THREE  OF  THE  HIGHWAY
LAW.
  B. "PROJECT SPONSOR" MEANS:
  (1) FOR PURPOSES OF PROJECTS WITHIN THE WIDTH OF A HIGHWAY, A VILLAGE,
A  TOWN, A COUNTY, A PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANY, A PUBLIC WATER SUPPLIER OR,
FOR PURPOSES OF A BICYCLE PATH, THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; AND
  (2) THE PURPOSES  OF  PROJECTS  WITHIN  THE  HEALTH  AND  SAFETY  LAND
ACCOUNT, A PUBLIC WATER SUPPLIER, A VILLAGE, A TOWN OR A COUNTY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00768-07-7

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